Humor In Hindsight: Trevor Noah in “You Laugh But It’s True”
My latest Humor In Hindsight column for Decider looks back at the start of Trevor Noah’s rapid rise through the stand-up comedy ranks, which began in his native South Africa. You Laugh But It’s True followed Noah at 25, directed and produced by David Paul Meyer (now a producer for Noah&r... [Read More]
Review: Katherine Ryan’s “In Trouble” on Netflix
Katherine Ryan is only the second stand-up comedian from the United Kingdom granted an official Netflix comedy special, and she’s actually Canadian. So winner winner, cheeky sinner! I wrote about Katherine Ryan: In Trouble for my friends at Decider, and here’s the topical lede… Tw... [Read More]
Review: Katherine Ryan’s “In Trouble” on Netflix
Katherine Ryan is only the second stand-up comedian from the United Kingdom granted an official Netflix comedy special, and she’s actually Canadian. So winner winner, cheeky sinner! I wrote about Katherine Ryan: In Trouble for my friends at Decider, and here’s the topical lede… Tw... [Read More]
Review: Bill Burr “Walk Your Way Out” on Netflix
Timing is everything in comedy. Including the decision when to record your album/special and when to release. Which really came into focus sitting down to watch Bill Burr‘s newest hour-plus for Netflix, Walk Your Way Out. As I wrote in my review for Decider: In his latest Netflix special, Bill... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: The 2010 documentary, “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work”
We’re one week into the administration of President Trump, and with a new edition of Celebrity Apprentice on the airwaves (with replacement host Arnold Schwarzenegger) and a lack of celebs showing up for Trump at his inauguration, this Throwback Thursday allows me to take a look back at the la... [Read More]
Humor in Hindsight revisits Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
HBO aired a documentary on Don Rickles, directed by John Landis, only a few weeks into the official start of The Comic’s Comic. So I was still feeling out the website’s tone and direction when I took a first glance and pass at Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project. By the time SPIKE TV pai... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: My new column at Decider.com
Hi friends and followers. I've launched a brand-new column over at Decider.com. An explanation? Alrighty then! Our favorite movies and music we can go back to whenever we want to find comfort, solace or escape. Comedians do that for us, too, in the here and now – although comedy, unlike other ... [Read More]
Humor In Hindsight: My new column at Decider.com
Hi friends and followers. I've launched a brand-new column over at Decider.com. An explanation? Alrighty then! Our favorite movies and music we can go back to whenever we want to find comfort, solace or escape. Comedians do that for us, too, in the here and now – although comedy, unlike other ... [Read More]